Carlo Ancelotti believes Chelsea's superior "strength and power" can help them beat Barcelona to this season's Champions League title.
Fernando Torres insists it was always going to take him time to settle at Chelsea as his search for his first goal for the club continues.
Carlo Ancelotti watched Chelsea cruise to the win at FC Copenhagen they so desperately needed before telling his players: "Now go and beat Manchester United".
Not for the want of trying, Carlo Ancelotti sometimes grasps for the right English phrase to express his feelings and finds himself empty-handed. His description of his club's three-month slump as a "bad moment" is one such example. But when the Chelsea manager attempted to convey his sense of determination yesterday he managed an appropriately dramatic rallying for a particularly bleak time.
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Arsenal face a stiff task in the last 16 of the Champions League after they were today drawn against Spanish champions Barcelona.
Liverpool centre-back Daniel Agger believes international team-mate Christian Poulsen will be "a perfect addition" to Roy Hodgson's squad.
Fulham centre-back Brede Hangeland has ended speculation about a January move from Craven Cottage by signing a new thee-and-a-half-year contract.
The Fulham defender Brede Hangeland may have been linked with moves to Arsenal and Liverpool in recent weeks but he insists he is keeping his feet on the ground. The centre-back, signed in January from FC Copenhagen, has marshalled a mean Fulham defence which has conceded just 12 goals in 15 Premier League games this season.
Fulham defender Brede Hangeland may have been linked with moves to Arsenal and Liverpool in recent weeks but he insists he is keeping his feet on the ground.